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Gifts and Grants Create New Opportunities

Significant gifts and grants recently received from major foundations, institutions, and an individual donor will provide breakthrough support for teaching and learning initiatives and exhibitions in the coming years.  

Transatlantic Relationships

On loan from the Musée d’Orsay, Winslow Homer’s intriguing work Summer Night (1890) can be viewed for a limited time at the Harvard Art Museums.

Energy Efficiency Pays Off

As the 2016 fiscal year concluded, leaders of our facilities team were pleased to report a significant savings in energy usage and utilities costs, down about 30 percent from the previous year. 

Opening Remarks

In a brief Q&A, Martha Tedeschi described her excitement over being named the Harvard Art Museums’ new Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director.

Listening In

Five StoryCorps interviews related to Corita Kent will soon be up on the website of WBUR, our media partner for the StoryCorps project.

Google Us

More than 1,000 images of objects from the Harvard Art Museums collections were just added to the Google Cultural Institute’s Art Project. 

Over Our Heads

Harvard Art Museums staff recently installed a 556-pound steel mobile sculpture, Triangle Constellation, by contemporary Mexican artist Carlos Amorales. Through careful planning and coordination with the artist, the project was quickly completed—all while giving visitors a&n...

Looking Ahead

Over the next 18 months, the Harvard Art Museums will present a series of special and temporary exhibitions and unveil a new commission, all showcasing modern and contemporary art and the unique role of the university teaching museum. From video and multimedia by Jesse Aron Green, to vibrant pop art...

Protecting the Past for the Future

Another day, another glass roof (or two). Sardis is planning two protective structures for its archaeological site in western Turkey.

Green—and Gold

We’re proud to announce our LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.